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Mr. Cross from Nashville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering a Family of Readers!

Help me give my students books to further their love for reading! These book sets will be used for guided reading and literature circles.

  • $420 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 50 third grade students who are falling in love with reading! My students have a passion for reading and will almost always choose to read a book over any other assignment. They are growing so fast and books are their true passion.

My students come from very diverse backgrounds and each one brings a truly unique personality to the class.

At the end of the day, though, they are just your typical kids! They enjoy playing and socializing. They like to have fun and will always bring a smile to your face. This will be my third year with this group of kids and I know them so well. I can't wait to provide them with lots of new book adventures!

My kids are amazing and ultimately, they just want to read.

My Project

My kids love to read! I have invested a lot of time and money into making sure our classroom library is stocked full of great books, but now it is time to work on our book sets! Book sets are perfect for guided reading, a novel study, or literature circles.

My students have a passion for reading, and now is the perfect time to make sure it lasts.

Think back to when you were in elementary school and the joy you had when you found a great new book. This is the feeling I want for my kids this year!

I have taught this group of children reading for three years now and I know these books will take their reading to the next level.

Mr. Cross
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 50 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME For Kids - 3-4 COMBO Bundle • TIME for Kids $4.50 10 $45.00
The One and Only Ivan • AKJ Education $6.29 7 $44.03
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $6.29 7 $44.03
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.59 7 $39.13
Holes • AKJ Education $5.59 7 $39.13
The Mouse and the Mortocycle • AKJ Education $5.59 7 $39.13
Sideways Stories from Wayside School • AKJ Education $5.10 7 $35.70
Dear Mr. Henshaw • AKJ Education $5.10 7 $35.70

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